Date & Origin
England, c1740. Period of George II.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 15.4cm Rim diameter: 5.6cm Foot diameter: 6.6cm.
A Jacobite engraved 18th century plain stem wine glass. The round funnel bowl is engraved with a rose, open bud, closed bud, oak leaf and a kissing star. This is supported by a plain stem. The piece rests upon a conical foot with a rough pontil. Engraver A (according to Seddon) is the most likely decorator of this piece.
Hand-blown around the time the Gin Act 1743 which attempted to increase taxation on gin provoked riots in London.
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